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  • Cannot print on Epson printer: Error code 0x97

    Hello, I'm currently using an Epson printer but I just tried to print something and it's giving me this error code message: 0x97. What does that mean? I restarted the printer but the error code just keeps appearing. What should I do?

    ITKE1,101,775 pointsBadges:
  • Why do DIMM cards fail so often in servers

    Recently I have been doing a study of the rate of failure of server components. It probably won’t shock anyone that the most failing component is the disk drive given its electrical/mechanical nature. What I do find surprising is that running a very close second are DIMM memory cards. I would...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Laptop Comparison

    What is the difference between a Dell Inspiron 13 i5379-7302GRY-PUS 2 in 1 PC and a Dell Inspiron 13- I5379-7923GRY-P ? They seem very similar and I can't notice any differences between them. Thank you!

    Parthm03185 pointsBadges:
  • Connecting a wireless PC to a non-wireless printer

    I want to connect a wireless PC to an existing non-wireless printer to avoid using a cable. Please advise if there is a device that converts the printer to wireless for home use ie. not for multiple PCs

    T453JOL5 pointsBadges:
  • Locked out from my computer

    Okay, my computer knew me at lrock5@outlook.com, but I no longer have that email address access. So, as I forgot the password, reset doesn't work since the info is being sent to an outdated email address. My valid current email address is lrock5@nyc.rr.com

    lj55ar285 pointsBadges:
  • Add Epson printer to network

    I've been trying to print on a Epson network printer. But every single time, it redirects me to Windows 10 OneNote. I've never used that before. How can I add this printer without being redirected?

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  • Upgrade hardware for gaming

    Hello, I haven't been up to date on computers since 2008-09. But I bought this used computer cheap just to have something to start with, it works okay for gaming but I definitely will upgrade it in nearest future. But as I said I've been missing out on a lot the latest years. so if someone could...

    Riddero5 pointsBadges:
  • Delete Epson projector from Mac audio output

    This past weekend, I hooked my Mac laptop to a Epson projector but now I can't remove it as an Output device. The program is already deleted - it's still showing up as a sound output option however. What can I do?

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  • Epson WF-7720

    How do I get rid of this from the top of the page each day: 12345x@pjl ustatus device=on

    stardie15 pointsBadges:
  • Download speed is extremely slow on computer

    So, it all started when after a 2 months worth of not using my computer (that I built my self) I come back and start playing video games again. I notice that my download speed is extremely slow compared to what I used to get. I have tried everything to fix this problem. At first I thought it was my...

    Tjqueen2195 pointsBadges:
  • How to prevent the battery of an idle laptop from damaging?

    I got a laptop almost a week ago. It's Dell i7, generation 7. I used it twice but I'm not going to use it again for 6-7 months. Will its battery be damaged? What can be done to prevent this from happening? Or if using it, once in a while, is necessary then how often should I use it?

    WaqarSarfraz5 pointsBadges:
  • Laptop/Cable Ribbon Issue

    I was performing maintenance on my ASUS Laptop, the laptop somehow came on when I was about to connect the power button's cable ribbon. Now I have an exposed active laptop with the keyboard cover to the side. Is it safe to connect the power cable ribbon while it is on? If not, then it appears I...

    Smoinstein15 pointsBadges:
  • Dual monitors flicker in Windows 10

    I have dual monitors, both 60hz and both have been working fine for the last 2 years, recently for no reason that I can find, the bottom of my screen (where the task bar is by default) flickers / jitters up and down, however the flickering stops if i put a window over it and hold down the left...

    JW19925 pointsBadges:
  • How to setup live stream on my computer

    Can you use your computer and or smart phone to emit images out of a person's television and if so how? And could you possibly live stream that way?

    nichole197215 pointsBadges:
  • Help with lost program and discs

    Please can you help me. 87 year old silver surfer. Computer crashed and went back to factory reset. Have lost my Nero program and cant find disc/s. Bought Nero 2016 Platinum on 7.8.2016. Dave Todd

    SH5bobb3iNS5 pointsBadges:
  • How can I prevent my laptop from waking up?

    Alright - this is a pretty simple question but I'm not the best when it comes to computers. Usually, I put my laptop to sleep whenever I'm not using it. However, sometimes I accidentally bump my computer mouse or keyboard and it turns it back on. How can I prevent that from happening?

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  • Mysterious cord on Dell computer

    On my Dell computer, there's a cord coming from the back of the screen one is long and has the blue thing you screw in to the box and the other is a short one with a round end. What does it go to?

    Kimneedshelp5 pointsBadges:
  • How often do you go online on a computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, or tablet)?

    How often do you go online on a computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, or tablet)? This includes access to the Internet from home, work, or elsewhere. This includes access to the Internet from home.

    Mohamedesds25 pointsBadges:
  • Which GPU should I choose for my PC?

    What is the best upgrade for my PC? I have: -AMD a10-7860k -8.00GB of DDR3 Ram -Integrated radeon r7 1gb -1tb HDD. I am thinking of upgrading my graphics card but I am having trouble choosing which one. My budget is $175. Please help me choose which GPU.

    LukeSalonga5 pointsBadges:
  • MDE unresponsive when booting Dell 3040

    When booting Dell 3040's encrypted with MDE and using HDMI to DVI and HDMI connected dual monitors, the mouse will be unresponsive in 5 seconds from seeing the MDE authentication screen. Have updated the BIOS. Has anyone seen this happen and is there a resolution? Thank you for your help!

    mmonnin15 pointsBadges:

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